Asplenium


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asplenium

(æˈspliːnɪəm)
n
1. (Plants) any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird's nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae. See also spleenwort
2. (Botany) any fern of the very large genus Asplenium, of worldwide distribution. Some, esp the bird's nest fern (A. nidus), are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative evergreen fronds: family Polypodiaceae. See also spleenwort
[New Latin, from Latin asplēnum, from Greek asplēnon spleenwort, from a- not + splēn spleen (from its reputed medicinal properties)]
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Noun1.asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family PolypodiaceaeAsplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
Aspleniaceae, family Aspleniaceae - one of a number of families into which Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; includes genera Asplenium, Pleurosorus, Schaffneria
spleenwort - any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium
Asplenium nidus, bird's nest fern - tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches
Asplenium scolopendrium, Phyllitis scolopendrium, hart's-tongue, hart's-tongue fern - Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds
Asplenium ceterach, Ceterach officinarum, scale fern, scaly fern - small European fern with chaffy leathery fronds
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3 Hymenophyllaceae Polyphlebium angustatum (Carmich.) Ebihara 3 & Dubuisson Aspleniaceae Asplenium gastonis Fee 3 Thelypteridaceae Amauropelta stierii (Rosenst.) Salino & 2 T.E.Almeida Athyriaceae Deparia petersenii (Kunze) M.Kato 2 Polypodiaceae Serpocaulon catharinae (Langsd.
Range :The most popular ferns for use as houseplants are the staghorn fern (Platycerium), bird's nest fern (Asplenium), deersfoot fern (Davallia), blue star fern (Phlebodium), maidenhair fern (Adiantum), holly fern (Cyrtomium), brake fern and ribbon fern (Pteris), and cliffbrake fern (Pellaea).
Ferns pair well with other woodland species such as spring bulbs - Anemone nemorosa and crocus Asplenium (Bird's spring to mind - and nestling in foxgloves and aquilegias.
Asplenium (Bird's Ferns pair well with other woodland species such as spring bulbs - Anemone nemorosa and crocus spring to mind - and nestling in foxgloves and aquilegias.
Asplenium nidus Bird's nest fern Athryium nipponicum pictum Japanese painted fern This deciduous fern is known as the painted lady and brings jewel-like brightness.
n Asplenium (Bird's It likes a damp soil in the shade and I would recommend covering the crown with some mulch in winter if you are in colder northern regions.
Good plants for dry shade include Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy', Dryopteris affinis 'Angustata Crispa', Viburnum tinus, Sarcococca confusa, Asplenium scolopendrium 'Angustatum'.
This cute fern, Asplenium trichomanes, is ideal for woodland-themed containers beside more feathery ferns, such as Asplenium x ebenoides, which can be planted in limy mortar in north-facing dry stonewalls.
Una sintesis de los pteridofitos publicada poco despues (Kramer & Green 1990) ya incluia ciertas modificaciones con respecto al sistema citado (por ejemplo, Aspleniaceas con un solo genero Asplenium L.).
Some Upper Cretaceous palynomorphs recovered from the Djega outcrop include Retidiporites magdalensis (Varma & Rawat,), Longapertites marginatus (Van Hoeken-Klinkenberg), Syncolporites marginatus (Van der Hammen), Ulmipollenites undulosus (Wolf), Monocolpopollenites spheroidite (Pflug & Thomson), Ctenolophoridites costatus (Van Hoeken-Klinkenberg), Asplenium sp., Cyathidites sp., Deltoidospora sp., Laevigatosporites ovatus (Ibrahim), Filtrotrilites sp., and Psilatriporites sp., among others (Figure 6(b)).
Abundancia y frecuencia de las 50 especies registradas en el paramo de Anaime Especies Abundancia absoluta Asplenium monanthes Murray 6 *Asplenium sessilifolium Desv.